It’s Spring Break in Arkansas and that means one thing.

Family Vacation!!!

Normally, we take a nice Caribbean Cruise each Spring Break, but not this year. The cruises always get back in port on Sunday so we don’t get to go to church that day. This year, however, is Easter Sunday and we just can’t bring ourselves to miss that day. Just something about the day that commemorates the most significant event in all history and all that.

So, this year we are going to be land lubbers and head east to the Gateway to the Great Smokey Mountains



It’s a pretty touristy place, which is okay since we really like being tourists. Good food, good shows, pretty sights. What else could one ask for?

What are our plans? Well, we pull out of home Saturday morning for drive East. In one of the absolute highlights of this trip, enroute we are going to stop in Chatanooga and see my blogging Brother Anthony Baker From the Recovering Legalist.anthony

After church at his place Sunday morning and most likely Cracker Barrel, we will head to Gatlinburg.

We are going to do lot’s of touristy things there, for sure.

We will see the Dixie Stampede. Seen this in Branson, and it’s about the best meal and show combo around


What trip to The Smokeys would be complete without a trip to Dollywood?


Of course, we have to see Ober Gatlinburg, the Smokey Mountains only ski resort. Probably won’t be snow on Spring Break, but who cares?


In between the scheduled sites, we will just do the regular vacation stuff like eat, hang out and relax.

To further ensure my relaxation, I won’t be writing next week. I will read and stay in contact with my blogging friends, but no writing. My brain and my body need a break. Although I might need a fix and post some pictures and travel notes. Nothing deep or heavy. Oh, did I mention I am starting right at this moment?

Hasta la Vista Baby!!!!!!